New ‘Why Him?’ Trailer Pits James Franco Against Bryan Cranston

James Franco & Bryan Cranston

20th Century Fox has released a new red-band trailer for Why Him?, the upcoming R-rated comedy starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston.

Directed by John Hamburg from a screenplay he co-wrote with Ian Helfer, the movie follows a Silicon Valley “zillionaire” who has “literally no filter,” who tries to win over the stuffed shirt father of his girlfriend.

Keegan-Michael Key, Adam Devine, Casey Wilson, and Andrew Rannells co-star. Why Him? is in theaters December 23rd. Check out the new red-band trailer below.

James Franco against Bryan Cranston

Still think it looks stupid, but I can’t lie…kinda liked this trailer.

James Franco & Bryan Cranston

Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly inappropriate match for his daughter. The one-sided rivalry-and Ned’s panic level-escalate when he finds himself increasingly out of step in the glamorous high-tech hub, and learns that Laird is about to pop the question.

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